| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:05 PM
In the 27 years since "RoboCop" first rocked the movie world, much has happened and apparently the filmmakers behind this year's remake didn't get the memo. A straight-up old-school bot-man morph isn't quite so spectacular with "Transformers,"...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Harold Ramis, possibly best known for starring in "Ghostbusters" and "Stripes" and directing/writing "Caddyshack" and "Groundhog Day," died Monday at 69.
POLL: What's Your Favorite Harold Ramis Movie?
Given his status as a trailblazer, it's no...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
This Is the End
Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $40.99
Available on VOD beginning Tuesday
A generation of comedy stars has been dominating movies for the last decade by playing "themselves," so it was only a matter of time before they went all-in on the...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:36 AM
When Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg submitted “This Is the End” to the ratings board of the Motion Picture Assn. of America, the co-directors didn't just expect their raunchy Judgment Day comedy to be slapped with an NC-17 rating -- they...
| Apr 28, 2013
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sneaks list: In the...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Jay Baruchel's comedy project has landed at ABC with a significant penalty and pre-negotiated license fees.
From 20th Century Fox TV and Tagline Pictures, laffer is a semi-autobiographical take on Baruchel's life as an actor who eschews the...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Lost at sea, lost in space, lost children, lost freedom, lost homeland, lost money, lost identity, lost jobs, lost hope, lost faith, lost lives: This fall, this is film. This is serious. I can't wait.
September always brings a change in the...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Judgment Day comes to Hollywood with a vengeance in "This Is the End." Jonah Hill is in bed with the devil — in James Franco's mansion. An inferno rages in the front yard, and movie star egos are filleted for fun. When the apocalyptic comedy gets...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:26 AM
A quick glance at recent movie openings might give you the impression that Hollywood has something against humanity, which has been brought to the brink of annihilation in such films as "Oblivion," "After Earth," "Rapture-Palooza" and now "This Is the...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NEW ORLEANS — The music is blaring inside James Franco's house and there's booze — and drugs — everywhere. Actor Michael Cera is snorting lines of cocaine, while comedian Aziz Ansari is trying (and failing) to hook up with Rihanna....
| Aug 30, 2013
| 12:38 PM
If you've ever wondered how Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, James Franco and some of their showbiz pals might react to the apocalypse, this raunchy-funny expansion of a short subject is your answer.
Playing same-named variations on themselves, the gang takes...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The snow is piling up on the streets of small-town Utah, and James Franco is talking about sex.
He is talking about sex in the way James Franco talks about sex: as a narrative tool, as a humanizing mechanism, as a way to help us understand academic...